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Not worth it. Save your cash for an AM3+ board and the AMD FX processor, which is out in a week.
i hope so..ol' crappy sandy bridge..i dunno if it's the mobo or chip..but i can't run my RAM @ 2000 anymore..btw..i second xd's opinion..see if you can put that $150 towards a 990fx mobo(or at least one that's bd ready)and maybe a good overclocker..
 
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if it's c3 you can reach 3.7 3.8 easily ... (because there are no difference between the 2 of them) (small difference while not overclocked in some applications but it's not huge) (only 1 fps difference in games)...
now set fsb to 272 (for 3.8ghz) put voltage to 1.485 or 1.5v drop memory speed 2 times
put memory voltage to 1.65v or 1.7v and put the cpu/nb voltage to 1.35 and you are done.. do 6-12hours prime95 test ... if you success let us know... ^^ good luck
    
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I'm not sure if the 925 is c3 or not. I usually do a best bang for the buck/budget build every two years. So my next build would be next fall. My thought was that this chip switch would be a cheap and easy upgrade until then. I might be better off selling my 6870 and upgrading to a 6970 2gb.
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if you are gamer go ahead.... ^^
    
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i hope so..ol' crappy sandy bridge..i dunno if it's the mobo or chip..but i can't run my RAM @ 2000 anymore..btw..i second xd's opinion..see if you can put that $150 towards a 990fx mobo(or at least one that's bd ready)and maybe a good overclocker..
Motherboard and the CPU.

Sandy Bridge does not support 2000Mhz RAM on the stock 100mhz Bclk. Just because of that doesn't mean Sandy Bridge is crappy , just push your RAM to 2133Mhz. I am sure it can make it, or 1866Mhz with tighter timings.

@OP, going to 965 was pretty pointless. Especially now.
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